Vicki Wheaton, Journalist
Vicki Wheaton, Journalist

Vicki Wheaton

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0099
E: [email protected]

ARTICLES BY VICKI WHEATON

Ratskyn celebrates 40 years with anniversary gig

Cayman’s favourite rock band – Ratskyn – is celebrating its ruby anniversary this year.

CayMas takes to the streets this weekend

This is definitely the time of year for carnival. Believe it or not, the streets of Cayman will once again come alive with colour this weekend when the CayMas Carnival bands strut their stuff.

Culture at the Cinema: ‘All About Eve’

The next couple of months of Culture at the Cinema steer away from Shakespeare to turn towards modern dramas.

Local party stores stay afloat despite global helium shortage

The familiar sight of airborne balloons at birthday parties and weddings may be a decidedly more earthbound visual in the future.

Celebrating mothers on Sunday

It is Mother’s Day on Sunday, which means it is time to treat Mum like a queen with flowers, chocolates, brunch or just some special hours with the family.
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Duchess Sarah Ferguson to speak at cancer gala

The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands revealed Thursday that the guest speaker for its 2019 gala, to be held on Oct. 5 at The Ritz-Carlton, will be Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.

Batabano carnival promises colourful weekend

A flash of feathers and a riot of colour will be taking to the streets of Cayman this weekend as Batabano kicks into high gear.

Cayman Cookout 2020 chefs revealed

Foodies eagerly awaiting the next Cayman Cookout, to be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, on Jan. 16-19 next year, got an early tidbit on Wednesday when the chef lineup was revealed, live from Le Bernadin restaurant in New York.

Jump up for J’Ouvert! Night parade of mud, paint and merriment returns

It is hard to believe it has been a year since Batabano, yet here is the proof. J’Ouvert, the bonkers early parade and breakfast fete will be held on Saturday, starting at 4 a.m.

Annual Furball has Shakespearean theme

It can be ruff being a stray animal in Cayman, but luckily organisations like the Cayman Islands Humane Society are purrfectly wonderful at finding dogs and cats furever homes.

Culture at the Cinema: ‘Richard II’ is dark work from Bard

When a play is called ‘The Tragedy of King Richard the Second’, chances are good that there are limited laughs to be had.

Camping this Easter?

So, I confess, I have never gone camping in Cayman over Easter. Despite living here since 1975, it is still something on my bucket list.

Latin-themed mas band joins Batabano

As carnival season in Cayman approaches, so the mas bands begin to complete their preparations for the big parade along West Bay Road and the festival in George Town.

Guy Harvey fundraiser highlights marine conservation

It was a colourful night of art and auctions at LUCA Restaurant on Friday, as more than 150 people gathered for the 4th Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fundraising Cocktail Party.

KAABOO Cayman 2019: Confessions of a converted groupie

I think it was when I read the reports of passes selling out, coupled with my fear of missing out, that I caved and bought my Royal Palm access ticket. The Royal Palm passes sold out two days later.

Shakespeare in the park

Ah, who could not appreciate the works of the Bard? Shakespeare’s tragedies, comedies and historical works are well known, although some plays are more familiar than others.

Guy Harvey Cocktail Party

One only has to spend time in the company of fishing enthusiasts or anyone interested in marine conservation, and chances are they have heard of artist and conservationist Guy Harvey.
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Florida concerts in April

Not gonna lie, there are some very slim pickings in South Florida this month. Either a lot of stadiums are closed for construction, or it just isn’t the month to tour the Sunshine State.
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Upcoming films in April: Something for everyone

There is a definite mix of movies to see at the cinema in April. From horror to comedy and a bit of action thrown in, you’ll find something to suit your taste in the lineup.

Put your spare change to good use

That jingling in your pockets or behind your couch cushions could be making a difference in someone’s life.
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